Pikes Peak Community Funds


Investing for a Cause

Pikes Peak Community Funds allow you to make a charitable gift into a fund focused on a cause that you care about. You put the money in and then each year, a dedicated committee of people from PPCF make decisions on how to best grant it to nonprofits serving that area. It gives you simplicity and peace of mind knowing that your dollars are going toward the things you most care about and are relevant to the changing needs of the community.

Pikes Peak Fund for a Thriving Community

What began in 1928 as the Colorado Springs Community Trust, the Pikes Peak Fund for a Thriving Community is the largest source of unrestricted grantmaking dollars that support large community initiatives.

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Pikes Peak Fund for the Arts

Striving to create a community that embraces art, cultural events, music and movement in the Pikes Peak Region.

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Pikes Peak Fund for Conservation

Living at the base of Pikes Peak creates a love for the natural beauty of our region. This fund is dedicated toward preserving that for decades to come.

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Pikes Peak Emergency Relief Fund

The Emergency Relief Fund, activated when a state of emergency is declared by the state or a municipal agency, is designed to make giving to support nonprofits impacted by the event easy for donors and for impacted nonprofits to apply for funding.

 
 

Impact Investment Fund

As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PPCF Impact Investment Fund is partnering with Exponential Impact to offer low interest, low barrier loans to local small businesses and non-profits through Exponential Impact’s Survive & Thrive COS. Whether you’re looking to give or invest to help support local small businesses, we’ll help you connect to the right resources and make your impact.

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Collective Giving. By the Community. For the Community.

Pikes Peak Community Foundation (PPCF) is the agency designed and equipped to effectively and equitably address the region’s critical issues and transformational opportunities…now and for generations to come. We live here, work here, and are intimately involved in the needs and opportunities of our region. We are connectors and conveners, experts in the charitable sector and in social transformation. We support the region by fueling the most impactful nonprofits, seeking out high-leverage opportunities to use philanthropic dollars strategically. We have stewarded the community’s trusts and endowments since 1928 and you can count on us to be here for generations to come.

Community Funds and Community Endowments

We steward and leverage the community’s collective Funds and Endowments for the benefit of the Pikes Peak Region. These collective funds give you simplicity and peace of mind knowing that your dollars are going toward the things you most care about and are relevant to the changing needs of the community. Our Community Funds are designed for current grant-making to create positive change in our community. Our Community Endowments are stewarded for the long-term benefit of the region, with the ability to makes grants in perpetuity. Pikes Peak Community Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees who are local leaders focused solely on the long-term well-being of our community. Situations change, the nonprofit environment changes, but Pikes Peak Community Foundation will always be here to create a thriving, resilient, sustainable community.

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